Calvin Marlin

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Calvin Marlin
Personal information
Full name Calvin Donovan Marlin
Date of birth (1976-04-20) 20 April 1976 (age 43)
Place of birth Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1998 Michau Warriors
1998–1999 Seven Stars 17 (0)
1999Cape Town Spurs (loan) 11 (0)
1999–2003 Ajax Cape Town 107 (0)
2003–2006 SuperSport United 122 (0)
2006–2013 Mamelodi Sundowns 73 (0)
2013–2015 Mpumalanga Black Aces 0 (0)
National team
2002–2009 South Africa 16 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Calvin Donovan Marlin (born 20 April 1976 in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape) is a retired South African football goalkeeper who works as a goalkeeping coach for Cape Town City.[1]

He played club football for Michau Warriors, Seven Stars, Ajax Cape Town, SuperSport United, Mamelodi Sundowns and Mpumalanga Black Aces as well as representing South Africa internationally.

Marlin was a participant at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. He was South Africa's first choice keeper at the 2006 African Nations Cup in Egypt and has so far been capped 16 times.

He kicks left-footed but throws right-handed.


  1. ^ Moyo, Lovemore (19 May 2015). "Marlin retires to focus on goalkeeper coach role at Black Aces". Kick Off.

BBC Sport: 2002 World Cup

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